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Ascent of Mount Baker on 2017-06-05

Climber: Brian McCarty

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, June 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Baker
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:10781 ft / 3286 m

Ascent Trip Report

Forest Rd 39 has no sign on Hwy 542, However there is a sign for "Glacier Cr Rd". Once you turn on Glacier Cr Rd you will see Forest Service signs.

The great weather brought out a lot of people. I must have seen over a dozen people in my time on the mountain.

This was my first big climb after not doing anything in the winter. No wonder I was so slow.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7081 ft / 2159 m
    Elevation Loss:7081 ft / 2159 m
    Distance:11.6 mi / 18.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:7081 ft / 2159 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:Coleman Deming
    Trailhead:Heliotrope Ridge TH (coleman)  3700 ft / 1127 m
    Time Up:12 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:7081 ft / 2159 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:same
    Trailhead:3700 ft / 1127 m
    Time Down:5 Hours 30 Minutes



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